RCBI Names Carpenter Employee of the Month

January 12, 2009

Arley Carpenter of Nitro, W.Va., has been selected as Employee of the Month for December by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing, RCBI Director and CEO Charlotte Weber announced.

Virtual GibbsCAM Training Scheduled at RCBI

November 17, 2008

Bridgeport, W. Va. – The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) will present a Virtual GibbsCAM training class on November 20 – 21 at its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center in Bridgeport.

RCBI Appoints Coordinator of Workforce Development

November 10, 2008

Lucinda Curry of Duck (Clay County), W.Va., has been named Coordinator of Workforce Development & Technical Trainer for the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI).

Grafton High Students Visit RCBI Bridgeport Facility

November 5, 2008

Twenty-six students from Grafton High School got a close look at high-tech machining during a recent visit to the Bridgeport Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center operated by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI).

Bridgeport Engineer Is RCBI Employee of the Month

November 3, 2008

Paul R. Beatty of Lost Creek, W.Va., has been selected as Employee of the Month for October by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI).

Kentucky Students See Advanced Technology at Work

October 29, 2008

Twenty students in the machinist program at Paul Blazer High School, Ashland, Ky., visited the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) in Huntington, W.Va., Tuesday for a close-up look at some of the most sophisticated machining equipment available to the nation’s manufacturers.

RCBI Ready to Address State’s Workforce Training Needs

October 28, 2008

Three veterans of the machining industry have joined the staff of the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing, RCBI Director and CEO Charlotte Weber announced.

Michael Bryant, Rick Smoot Join RCBI Huntington Staff

October 8, 2008

Two accomplished veterans from different fields have joined the staff of the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing, RCBI Director and CEO Charlotte Weber announced. They are Michael L. Bryant of Huntington, information systems specialist, and Rick C. Smoot of Proctorville, Ohio, who will serve as instructor in RCBI’s growing Machinist Technology Program.

Advanced Lean Manufacturing Offered at RCBI

September 22, 2008

Two members of the staff of the Robert C. Byrd Institute, West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, (RCBI) have earned Lean Scheduling certification, RCBI Director and CEO Charlotte Weber announced.

Machinist Training Attracts Students from Wide Area

September 17, 2008

A record 33 students are enrolled in the 2008 entering class of the Machinist Technology Program (MTP) offered by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI).